Total Time
37mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 12 mins

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Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350* F.
  2. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or nonsitck baking mats.
  3. Using an electric mixer at low speed, cream the shortening and sugar until throughly combined.
  4. Add the egg and molasses and beat until completly incorporated.
  5. Sift together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and salt and add to the mixture.
  6. Stir until combined.
  7. Roll the dough into balls about 1-inch in diameter.
  8. Roll the balls in sugar.
  9. Place balls 1/2-inch apart on prepared cookie sheets and flatten them slightly with your fingertips.
  10. Bake for 12 mintes.
  11. Cool on wire rack.

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This is almost identical to the recipe I use. (The only difference is that I use a full tsp. of cloves & l/4 tsp. salt. These are very good. Instead of flattening these I leave the dough in balls and they have a nice crackle top after baking. I cook mine on parchment paper for 8 minutes. I like a soft chewie cookie. Cooking much longer will make a harder ginger snap type cookie. These are wonderful!!!

Patric March 14, 2006

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